Soap and box Vincent van Gogh - Almond Blossom - Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam®
Metal soap box illustrated with Vincent van Gogh's Almond Blossom, 1890.
Contains Natural milk soap.
Large blossom branches like this against a blue sky were one of Van Gogh's favourite subjects. Almond trees flower early in the spring making them a symbol of new life. Van Gogh borrowed the subject, the bold outlines and the positioning of the tree in the picture plane from Japanese printmaking.
Made in Holland
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam®
(Vincent van Gogh Foundation)